Some common grocery store items have risen dramatically in price due to inflation and other factors.
Here’s a look at average prices for 18 staples in the Midwest Census Region — which includes Illinois and 11 other states — with data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics that’s been analyzed by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
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Data, which is updated on this page monthly, is through December 2022.